2018 Walks Programme – Short Walks

Walks Programme 2018 – Short Walks
Date   Contact Venue
08 January Kath & Bill 0161 794 8848 Windy woods (near Bents)
22 January Brian Briggs  0161 737 6754 Guided bus route
05 February Joy & Hazel 0161 794 9580 Three Sisters and Viridor wood, Wigan
19 February Janet & Ken 0161  288 5860 Sankey Valley      4 miles flat  no stiles
05 March Sylvia & Brenda 0161 790 1804 Wheelton (a few stiles)
19 March Harold & Yvonne 0161 702 0620 Clifton Marina
02 April Brian Pearson 07717494767 Philips Park
16 April Jean & Audrey 01942 793685 Red Rock (near Haigh Hall)
30 April Fred, Brian & Tony 0161 737 6754 Pennington Flash
14 May Pat & John Newton 0161 281 0758 Rivington
28 May Florence 0161 789 7931 Worsley linkline
11 June Lesley & Sylvia 01204604889 Woodley SK6 1RJ. Mainly flat with one steepish hill near the end, plus some cobbles, 4.5 miles.
25 June Florence 07891102291 Worsley Loopline
09 July Janet & Ken 0161 288 5860
Thelwall between two canals, 4.5 miles easy with no stiles.
23 July Harold & Yvonne 0161 702 0620 Boresdane Woods near Wigan
06 August Brian Pearson 07717494767 Adlington
20 August Pam & Ken 0161 723 5438 Harwood/Affetside
03 September Florence 0161 789 7931 Greenbooth Reservoir
17 September Marlene Walker & Wood 07801 745433 Hollingworth Lake  ‘Tin mission and horses’
01 October Christine & Sheila 0161 790 9414 Dunham Massey, remember National Trust cards for members parking!
15 October Brian Briggs 0161 794 6014 Sankey Valley and Carr millWalton Hall
29 October Ken & Janet 0161 288 5860 Rixton clay pits
09 November Planning meeting, Joy & Hazel’s 0161 794 9580 Ashley Drive, Hazel & Joy’s
12 November Pam &Ken 0161 723 5438 Tottington Round
26 November Brenda & Sylvia 0161 790 9728 Cutacre Country Park, (there are no stiles but some steps)
10 December Jean & Audrey 0161 794 6053 Rivington

 

Walks Programme 2019 – Short Walks
Date   Contact Venue
07 January Kath & Bill 0161 794 8848 Windy woods (near Bents)
21 January Ken & Pam  0161 723 5438 Hurst Wood, Whitefield
04 February Marlene & Marlene 0161 703 9684 TBA
18 February Brian Briggs 0161  794 6014 Sankey Valley & Carr Mill
04 March Ken & Janet 0161 288 5860 Risley Nature Reserve and Birch Wood forest Park, easy walk, no stiles
18 March Florence & Sheila 0161 789 7931 TBA
01 April Jean & Audrey 0161 794 6053 Red Rock (near Haigh Hall)
15 April Pat & John 0161 281 0758 TBA
29 April Brian & Sheila 0161 737 6754 TBA
13 May Harold & Yvonne 0161 702 0620 TBA
27 May Brian Briggs 0161 794 6014 TBA
10 June
24 June Lynn & Sue 0161 747 7188 Hollins Green
08 July Brian Pearson 07717494767 TBA
22 July
05 August Joy & Hazel 0161 794 9580 TBA
19 August
02 September Ken & Janet 0161 288 5860 Croft and Culcheth Linear Park, starting at the General Elliot pub
16 September Ken & Pam 0161 723 5438 TBA
30 September Brenda 0161 790 9728 TBA
14 October Christine 0161 790 9414 TBA
28 October Alan 07881 871642 TBA
11 November
15 November Planning meeting, Joy & Hazel’s 0161 794 9580 Ashley Drive, Hazel & Joy’s
25 November
09 December

 

 

Walks Programme 2017 – Short Walks
Date   Contact Venue
09 January Ken & Pam 0161 723 5438

07760 222870

Prestwich Circular
23 January Mary & Sheila  0161 736 7337 Chorlton EEs and Sale water park
06 February Fred, Brian & Tony 0161 798 6615 Pennington Flash
20 February Mary Gough 0161 775 5701 Paddington Meadows
06 March Sylvia & Brenda 0161 790 1804 Wheelton village, 4miles
20 March Janet & Ken 0161 288 5860 Glazebrook
03 April Alan Corbett 07881 871642 Etherow
17 April Lesley V 01204 604889 White Coppice to Healy Nab (moderate)
01 May (Bank Holiday) David Pease & Brian Briggs 0161 737 6754 Worsley circular walk – Some uneven ground!
15 May Beryl Parsons 0161 281 0423 Sankey Valley/Carr Mill
29 May (Bank Holiday) Brian, Fred & Tony 0161 799 8845 Roddlesworth woods
12 June Pam & Ken 0161 723 5438

07760 222870

Edgworth, easy 4 miles
26 June Brian, Fred & Tony 0161 799 8845 Haigh Hall
10 July Jean & Audrey 07999 419649 Cuerden Valley
24 July Fred & Christine 0161 789 6615 or 0161 790 9414 Parbold Hill & Fairy Glen, 4mls
07 August Joy & Hazel 0161 794 9580 Sunnyhurst wood, Darwen, (short sharp ascent)
21 August  Florence & Sheila 0161 789 7931

07891 102291

Rivington (Liverpool Castle route) mostly good paths.
04 September Janet & Ken 0161 288 5860 Spud Wood Outrington
18 September David Pease & Brian Briggs 0161 737 6754 Bridgewater canal from The Moorings
02 October Lesley V 01204 604889 Lymm Dam
16 October Brian Pearson 07717494767 Addlington, 3.5miles and v.muddy in one section
30 October Bill & Marlene 07801 745433 Watergrove (Rochdale)
10 November Planning meeting 0161 794 9580 Ashley Drive, Hazel & Joy’s
13 November Hazel & Joy 0161 794 9580 Roddlesworth woods
27 November Sylvia & Brenda 0161 790 1804 Worsley Old Hall Rail Trail (4 miles)
11 December Christmas Lunch both groups Worsley Old Hall (see long walk programme)

 

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